Benitez: Four European finals in nine years, two of which he spent biding his time on the Wirral. Have to say that's an impressive record.
The Portuguese side will face Chelsea in Amsterdam after coming through the other semi.
What else is there to say about David Luiz other than that - pace Yaya and Bale - he's the most complete and dominant player in the PL.
The Swiss side have won a great many admirers with their football in the Europa League and, after taking the scalp of Spurs last time out, they fall short against Chelsea tonight.
FT - Chelsea 3-1 Basle
Chelsea win through to the Europa League final in Amsterdam.